The Battle at Blanc Mont

By Lieutenant Colonel, Ernst Otto, German Army (Retired); Translated From the German By Martin Lichtenberg, U. S. Marine Corps Army War College
January 1930
(October 2 to October 10, 1918)I sit here at my desk, bent upon giving an impartial account of how the German Positions at Sommepy were captured by the French after ...

A Plea for Talking "Shop"

By Lieutenant John F. Madden, U. S. Navy
January 1930
Who is not familiar with the ever-present group of watch-standers who, after the movies, congregate in the wardroom and there with their heels up higher than their heads, hand down ...

The Value Of Engineering Competition

By Lieutenant Commander George K. Weber, U. S. Navy
January 1930
AS EACH fiscal year approaches the end, considerable interest is shown in the entire Navy as to the comparative standings of vessels in gunnery and engineering. As a consequence of ...

The Battleship

By Commander Charles S. Stanworth, U. S. Navy (Retired)
January 1930
The distinctive feature that marks the battleship is the supposed ability to receive as well as give hard knocks, or in other words, defensive armor of such thickness and so ...

The Velocity of Light

By Associate Professor Earl W. Thomson, U.S.N.A.
January 1930
FIFTY years ago in the summer of 1879 a young instructor in the Department of Physics and Chemistry at the Naval Academy read a report before the Saratoga meeting of ...

The Capture of the Palmyra

By Captain J. M. Ellicott, U. S. Navy (Retired)
January 1930
An Inspirational Historical SketchOUT OF notes made from some old letters which once passed through my hands I have reconstructed this little historical sketch and believe it will prove ...

The Spiritual Value of Discipline

By Corporal William W. Childs, U. S. Marine Corps
January 1930
EXCEPT in time of peril, those who devote the best years of their lives to the maintenance of national security are looked upon by the majority of the civilians as ...

Professional Notes

Compiled By Lieutenant Commander D. B. Beary, U. S. Navy Lieutenant Commander D. C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy And Professor Henry Bluestone, U. S. Naval Academy
January 1930
UNITED STATES Mr. Hoover’s AddressWashington Post, November 12.—Millions of individuals here and abroad will be encouraged when they read the Armistice Day speech of the President of the United States ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
January 1930
From November 4 to December 3LONDON NAVAL CONFERENCEAmerican DELEGATES.—The American delegates to the London Naval Conference scheduled to open on January 21 were announced on November 20 as follows ...

Book Reviews

January 1930
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